Welcome to Cayman Islands, one of the cleanest and most relaxing travel destinations in the Caribbean, where full relaxation is beyond imagination! Whether you plan a family vacation, a business trip, or a romantic wedding or honeymoon, Cayman Islands offers everything you need to make your stay a memory you will remember forever. No matter you this is your first visit to the islands or not, you will always find something to be busy with, from fantastic adventures to underwater sports to land activities.
Nestled in the turquoise waters of the western Caribbean, south of Cub and northwest of Jamaica and covering a total land mass of a hundred square miles, the Caymans consist of three islands, including Grand Cayman, the largest and most populous of the trio and the sister islands of Cayman Brac and Little Cayman. All islands are low-lying with the highest point on Grand Cayman, rising only 60 feet. The weather in Cayman Islands is warm and pleasant throughout the year with constant temperatures and relatively little rainfall.
Grand Cayman covers an area of 76 square miles and is divided into 5 districts: George Town, West Bay, Bodden Town, East End and North Side, where you will find the best accommodation options with an abundance of amenities, numerous restaurants, several renowned white sandy beaches, extensive shopping opportunities, and plethora of historic landmarks and attractions.
Cayman Brac ('Brac' is the Gaelic word for bluff, the Brac's main natural attraction) dazzles travelers with its most dramatic scenery. The island boasts unique cultural history, world famous diving and a wealth of activities, including hikes to one of the many hidden caves, visiting the oldest Cayman Brac Museum, or going to bird watching. With a total land mass of 14 sq miles, Cayman Brac is a tropical island getaway, offering a tranquil atmosphere.
The truly little island of Little Cayman is ten miles in length and one in width, housing a population of over 100 inhabitants. What you will attract you in this small hideaway is a wide selection of bird species, extensive hiking along the Salt Rock nature trail, excellent diving and snorkeling opportunities, one a la carte restaurant and a few accommodation options.
In Cayman Islands vacationers will find a great variety of things to do and much more than sun, sea and sand. Whether you are a diving enthusiast, a nature lover, a golfing fanatic or a shopping buff, Cayman Islands has it all. World-class scuba diving, excellent snorkeling, sailing and fishing are just the beginning of your islands' adventure. Grand Cayman offers a not-to-be-missed dolphin swim adventure, a unique lifetime experience that will bring you close to these amazing marine mammals which will sing for you, kiss you and take you for a thrilling ride on their belly. Another adventure waiting for you is the Atlantis Submarine Expedition in Grand Cayman, an exciting 40-minute smooth underwater journey that will give you the unique chance to see what lies beneath the surface without being wet.
In Cayman Islands there is no shortage of unique heritage attractions, including Pedro St. James Historic Site featuring lines of the Caribbean plantation Great Houses containing antique furniture an interesting artifacts, as well as a gift shop and a not-to-be-missed multimedia show running every hour; Grand Cayman's Q.E. II Botanic Park, where you will find two-acre Heritage Garden, recreating a resourceful Caymanian way of life known generations ago and featuring early 20th-century Rankin home, a traditional zinc roofed wooden cottage; Boatswains Beach (pronounced as 'Bo-suns'), a 23-acre adventure marine park considered one of the most exciting and enticing attractions in the Caribbean, allowing visitors to experience the rich history of Caymanian life in a fun and safe environment.
Cayman Islands Hotels and ResortsThere is a wealth of great accommodation options available throughout the Cayman Islands best suited for all tastes and budgets, from quaint bed & breakfast to luxuriously appointed oceanfront villas, upscale hotels and stunning resorts offering genuine Cayman hospitality and truly unique vacations beyond imagination!
Popular with honeymooners, business travelers, travelers with pets, couples and families, the Ritz-Carlton Hotel is a luxury haven on Grand Cayman's beautiful Seven Mile Beach, nestled along a gleaming stretch of sand washed by gentle blue waters of the ocean. The Ritz-Carlton is composed of two separate sand-tones buildings interconnected by a climate-controlled catwalk. This award-winning hotel features 365 spacious rooms, including 11 suites designed with a bright and vibrant palette of colors and with incomparable in-room amenities and facilities. The hotel boasts fabulous selection of restaurants, bars, two outdoor pools, child programs, executive retreat, business center, banquets and meetings, Spa facility and on-site tennis courts.
There is an abundance of not-to-be-missed leisure activities without which your stay will be incomplete, including tube and banana rides, water hammocks, floating rafts and beds, oceanfront Jacuzzi, glass bottom boat snorkel tours, paddle boats and kayaks, comprehensive water sports program, scuba diving and instructional courses, as well as Blue Tip, a Greg Norman-designed nine-hole golf course. Babysitting and room service are also available.
Cotton Tree Grand Cayman is another luxury boutique hotel on Cayman Islands, a true haven of comfort overlooking the Caribbean Sea. Located on the northernmost point of grand Cayman, ten minutes from the renowned Seven Mile Beach, the newly opened Cotton Tree comprises four plantation-style cottages featuring comfortable elegance and soothing design just steps away from lush garden setting filled with a wide selection of flowers, mango, guava and cotton trees for which the hotel was named. Each cottage has a private verandah, high ceilings, two bathrooms, a living and dining area, and French doors with stunning sea views. In-room amenities include iPod docking station, free WiFi, plasma TV, a state-of-the-art fully equipped gourmet kitchen, Jacuzzi tub, modern bathrooms with a spa or rainforest shower and everything you will ever need.
The hotel is home to such facilities as comprehensive concierge service, freshwater swimming pool, open-air spa pavilions, beachfront yoga pavilion, fully equipped fitness center and daily housekeeping. In the vicinity of Cotton Tree, you will find Barkers National Park, limestone coral formations, bird watching and horse riding opportunities, several restaurants and galleries, Britannia Golf Club, yacht charters and a plethora of water sports.
There are many all-inclusive, family and romantic resorts in Cayman Islands, boasting top-notch service, friendly staff and utmost amenities and facilities to suit any need and taste.
The five-story Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort warmly welcomes travelers from different corners of the world to experience the utmost Caribbean getaway and its luxurious charm. Located on the world-famous Seven Mile Beach, the Marriott Beach Hotel offers everything you need for a fantastic and unforgettable vacation. The resort offers 307 spacious air conditioned guest rooms, each with a private balcony or terrace opening onto views of the sea or landscaped interior courtyard and modern amenities, like marble bathrooms, cable/satellite TV, daily maid service, telephone, in-room safe and much more. Featuring four deluxe oceanfront suites and twenty junior suites, the resort is an ideal hideaway for singles, couples, families and romantic weddings. These vaguely Hispanic-designed buildings are ochre-colored and offer everything beyond imagination from lively bars and restaurants to good snorkeling and water sports.
The hotel also boasts a state-of-the-art fitness centre with cardiovascular equipment, beachfront freshwater swimming pool where towels are provided; numerous restaurants and lodges, serving sensational cuisine, and La Mer Spa (featuring YonKa). You can indulge in land and water activities including beach, golf, theme parks, water sports, hiking, sailing and horseback riding. Area attractions include Butterfly Farm, Cayman Turtle Farm, Hell Post Office, Cayman Islands National Museum, Rum Point ferry dock and George Town, perfect for shopping and dining.
Located on the quite, exclusive side of Grand Cayman, the Morritts Tortuga Club & Resort, Grand Cayman has become 'home away from home' for all the ever returning owners and is the most popular timeshare property on Grand Cayman blessed with a Caribbean atoll ambience and luxury. This gorgeous resort offers a host of water sports activities, including some of the island's best, windsurfing, snorkeling and world-famous diving within waters that drop off rapidly into Grand Cayman's 'West Wall'.
The three-story Beachfront Resort offers 186 well appointed rooms with contemporary room amenities, a gift shop, a nearly completed full-service shopping center, business centre, a dock for access to tours, kids club, babysitting or child care, swimming pool, fitness facility, concierge, small health club, Jacuzzi and nightly entertainment. The on-site restaurant, known as David's provides international and island cuisine in a comfortable and warm environment. In these stunning resorts there is always something for everyone in every activity level. Whether your version of paradise is to enjoy aquatic pastimes, relax on the silky sand or by the pool and soak in the Caribbean sun, Morritt's has it all.
No matter where you'll stay in Cayman islands you're guaranteed to discover the beauty of natural attractions of the islands and will enjoy the stunning variety of underwater fun and all these memories will remain with you forever.